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About Yan Li

li yan er huShe has been for years a special guest of Cultural Center of China at Paris.

 She is regularly invited at the City Hall of Paris for the celebration of the Chinese New Year. In 2007, she toured France with the Festival Itinérant (Chinese Film Festival). She was invited at Satellit Café for the festival Women of the World. She regularly performed musical chats - the bridge between concert and formal conference, a successful alternative to discover chinese music. She regularly accompanies storytellers Pascale Fauliot and Martine Samon, and take the erhu part in the Ehru-Qin-Poems Performance, a mixed performance where the public can taste the flavour of Chinese music and literature in the same time. 
In may 2008, she gives a concert with her quatuor Trésors de Chine at Saint-Denis festival Métis, accompany storyteller Martine Salmon during "white night" at Quai Branly museum. In october, she was at Malte, invited by CCCP to play before the President of the Republic.

She is currently working on a new project "Lotus Asian", a new step of her reflexion on the character of both western and eastern traditions in music.

Li Yan graduated a Master of art management from Evry University, his master thesis is titled "towards a diffusion of living chinese folk music in Europe".

She has founded the ensemble " China 's Treasures", a fully traditional Chinese ensemble aiming at offering to western public the essence of Chinese musical art.


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